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1998 Lexus GS300 Question: I Have Had so many run arounds with advice and work that was done on my GS 300.

 

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Lordez, 3.0L V6, Salinas, CA, November 26, 2012, 02:27
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purchased my Lexus in 2002 w/79,000 miles owned for 10 yrs. now 239000 miles later same engine light vcs vcs off
light stays on 2008 i replaced 2 pistons spark plug that kept had moisture. but problem catalytic converter replaced &tune up followed $2600. later. ive lways dreamed of owning SC430 since 1998 when I saw an ad in Dubbs mag. but divorce happened so I couldnt afford the conv./sporty car. settled for GS 300. so far knock on wood shes giving me a run for my $. total cost of repairs $5600. thru out yrs of owning. first two. I was able to strictly deal w/Lexus dealership. 2007 I found a decent mechanic. But lost him due to economy. My fathers a retired mechanic but cant wrk anymore and now im disable financially i cant afford run around bad mechanics that bandaide just to nickle &dime me for wronf repairs w/half work or unfinished causing more damage. Please help me and direct me to right place &problem. thank you. Lordez

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    Greg's Orange Auto (14224 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper November 26, 2012, 07:00
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    ck the AAA website for a lexus specialist in your area. there should be several. they are normally very dependable and we are insp often to make sure we are up to current standards

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